General surgery is a broad field that encompasses the surgical care of breast disease, thyroid and parathyroid disease, abdominal hernias, biliary disease, benign and malignant intestinal disorders, trauma, and treatment of benign and malignant skin lesions.
Not all surgeons are board certified. Board certification by the ABS is a voluntary process that demonstrates a surgeon's commitment to professionalism, lifelong learning, and quality patient care. Surgeons certified by the ABS have completed at least five years of residency training following medical school, met all ABS training requirements, and successfully completed a rigorous ABS examination process.
Dr. Judkins grew up in Steamboat Springs, completed her surgical training in Denver at the University of Colorado, and moved to Montrose in 2012. Dr. Judkins treasures every opportunity to serve her patients. Her compassion and integrity manifest in the patience she brings to the exam room and the operating room. Though she specializes in surgery, Dr. Judkins explores all options to find the treatment that will produce the best results for the patient even if that does not include surgery. Dr. Judkins is an advocate for cost-effective and simplified healthcare, patient rights, and proper application of technology to improve treatment and reduce administrative costs.
"My husband, Tim, and I are so fortunate to be raising our three boys in this friendly, down to earth community. If we are not rafting the town run on the Uncompahgre River, we might be biking up the Black Canyon. We enjoy skiing in the winter and hiking in the summer. I am blessed to have a thriving surgical practice with an exceptional, supportive local hospital.
Tim and I are interested in promoting healthy, active lifestyles both for our family and for our community. From school gardens to a state of the art city recreation center, we are excited to support the health of kids and adults alike in our surrounding area.”
Dr. Wiesner grew up in Montrose but completed his undergraduate and medical school training at the University of Wisconsin. After completing his medical training, Wiesner moved to Salt Lake City, where he completed his general surgery residency at the University of Utah. In 2019, he returned to Montrose and began working at Montrose Surgical Associates.
Dr. Wiesner is a board-certified general surgeon trained in a wide breadth of surgical diseases including, robotic surgery, complex laparoscopic procedures, hernia surgery, thyroid/parathyroid, colorectal, breast, trauma, and endoscopy. He enjoys making an immediate and positive impact on people's lives. Wiesner appreciates how practicing in a community setting allows him to know his patients to create a better experience.
When he is not working, he enjoys adventuring around the western slope through skiing, mountain biking, hiking, and camping. Additionally, he spends most of his time with his wife, Debbie, and their two dogs and cat.
Dr. Johannes grew up in Montana and moved to Arizona, where she first completed a degree in nursing and then went on to medical school and earn her masters in bioethics. She then completed her surgical training in Philadelphia and New York City and has lived and worked in Colorado since 2017.
Dr. Johannes is a board-certified General Surgeon that knows surgery, elective or emergent, can be intimidating and can often be scary for patients. She works diligently to put your mind at ease, provide all evidence-based surgical options, and let patients know that she is here to be “on your team” in whatever capacity that is required. Growing up on a cattle ranch in Montana, she learned the importance and value of community, hard work, patience, and dedication. This experience provides her with a sound understanding of how impactful surgery can be for those living in rural settings and how she may assist in the healing process.
Dr. Johannes strives to provide exceptional patient-focused care that is rooted in optimal surgical outcomes and patient satisfaction. Her rigorous surgical training contributed the backbone of providing uncompromising care for her patients and their loved ones, which she now brings to the rural community in which she serves.
She is excited and eager for the opportunity to take care of your general surgical needs. In her free time, Dr. Johannes enjoys spending time with her loving husband and their two dogs. She loves to hike, snowshoe, and ski while exploring this beautiful world in which we live. She also enjoys sci-fi, gardening, bird watching, and yoga.
Location: 100 Tessitore Ct. Suite B, Montrose, Colorado 81401, United States
Phone: 970-787-4710 Fax: 970-615-7007
Hours: Mon-Fri: 8:30 - 4:30, Sat-Sun: Closed
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